Stocks mixed, S&P 500 holds August low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mixed Tuesday, stabilizing after a sharply lower start to the year despite pressure from a fresh decline in oil prices. The S&P 500 more…

OPEC's energy war with U.S. draws blood

by Douglas Ernst -- OPEC'S war of attrition with the U.S. energy industry continues to draw blood. Saudi Arabia's increased oil output is testing the resiliency of U.S. companies as prices per more…

Paper claims: Gluten-free is total B.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — When Dara Piken noticed her college roommate losing weight and feeling great, the always-dieting School of Visual Arts student decided to do the same — and more…

CBO: Budget deficit to rise to $544 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely more…

U.S. troops hit Michigan streets as water protests rage

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2850414" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Protesters in Flint, Michigan, demanded the arrest of Gov. Rick Snyder.[/caption] The National Guard sent 70 more troops to deal with a contaminated water more…

State's high court to decide value of dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AJC) Lola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her head on the pillow and her body under the covers. She was jealous more…

Oscar diversity flap sparks nasty video tirade

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer 89cvieRU] The controversy over the diversity of the Oscars' nominees – or lack thereof – continues to swirl, with one of Hollywood's notables, Jada Pinkett Smith, calling more…